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Films By Leonard Retel Helmrich

An Indonesian institution for the ‘mentally disturbed' is a distressing world of squalor, screams and an unexpected cure. ... Not in competition ... --- D/S Dria Soetomo, Leonard Retel Helmrich P Orlow Seunke WS Ecco Films Indonesia L Indonesian w/English subtitles TD betacamsp/2008 ... Read more
"A rich mosaic of Indonesia today... poignant, breathtaking, and a singularly stellar vérité triumph." - Sundance Film Festival ... Dutch filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich rounds off his award-winning documentary trilogy about the desperately poor Sjamsuddin family with this affectionate and ... Read more
[Shape of the Moon] is a portrait of Indonesian lives that goes far beyond the typical stories of tsunami destruction, law enforcement and political unrest. Suffused with remarkable detail and understated emotion, it documents the lives of three generations of a Christian family amid the bustle and ... Read more
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